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County to pursue prescription discount program

Nearly 43 percent of the nation’s 3,068 counties currently offer prescription drug discount opportunities to their residents. Cook County is about to join them.

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Ever want to just disappear? Frank Ahearn can help

Frank Ahearn, privacy expert and author of"How to Disappear," spoke with Buck Nov. 5 about privacy and how to fall off the radar.


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'Cabinologist' and architect Dale Mulfinger on what makes the perfect cabin

Dale Mulfinger, architect and 'cabinologist,' spoke with Ann Possis Nov. 5 about the Minnesota cabin tradition and what makes a cabin feel just right.


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What's the opposite of cold? Sauna!

Michael Nordskog, author of "The Opposite of Cold: The Northwoods Finnish Sauna Tradition," chatted with Ann Possis Nov. 5 about one of life's great pleasures: the sauna.


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Frogs face the freeze in different ways

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist . She lives here in Cook County and joins us periodically to talk about phenology or what’s going on in the woods right now.


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Points North: Deer hunting Is More About Living Than Killing

 My father had a wry observation about deer hunting.


Snow Bunting

Late migrating birds are in the fall skies

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


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WTIP thanks listeners for support during the “Bringing It Home” membership drive

Thank you so much to everyone who helped make WTIP’s “Bringing It Home” membership drive a success. In four and a half days, WTIP welcomed 48 brand new members and 145 renewing members. Altogether, we heard from 193 people and raised a total of $15,895. Not only did we meet our membership budget for the year… we also reached a milestone of 1,000 active members! Thank you to each of our members ~ your generosity strengthens our services and makes WTIP possible. Thanks also to all our wonderful volunteers, both on and off the air, and the businesses and individuals who donated food and other items. This was truly an amazing showing of support for community radio. Thank you!

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North Shore Visitation Center

Separated or divorced parents who need a safe place to exchange children between them may contact the North Shore Visitation Center.

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Municipal pool needs storm damage repairs

The October 29 windstorm damaged the Grand Marais Municipal Pool. Jay Andersen has this story on the pool closure and re-opening.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber November 6

 Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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Weekend News Roundup for Nov. 6

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. Final election results for Cook County was the top story this week.


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Lake Superior water level down

Lake Superior’s water level declined three inches last month and is predicted to decline another inch in November.  Superior is now 13 inches below its long term average for this time

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